Queen Elizabeth found comfort after Prince Philip’s death by watching Line of Duty
Posted by  badge Boss on Nov 25, 2022 - 11:29PM
The Queen found comfort in the crime drama after her husband’s death (Picture: Getty/BBC)

Perhaps you never considered to be a fan, but it turns out, the show got the late monarch through some tough times.

The Queen – who died on September 8, aged 96 – was married to husband from 1947 until his death in on April 9, 2021.

Images of the Queen grieving alone during her husband’s funeral amid the Covid-19 pandemic broke hearts across the nation, as she said a final goodbye to her other half.

As well as her family, of course, there was one other thing that was there for her following her loss, and that’s the squad at AC-12.

A new royal biography sheds light on the Queen’s stoicism in the months leading up to her death.

Written by author and broadcaster Gyles Brandreth, Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait illustrates the life of the longest-serving sovereign behind the closed doors of her palace.

The late monarch also found support in her family (Picture: Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Prince Philip’s funeral was held at the height of the pandemic (Picture: PA)

In quotes obtained by , the book discusses Her Majesty’s love for Line of Duty, with such TV dramas helping to ‘keep her spirits up’ after the Duke of Edinburgh’s death.

But, it’s thought that she sometimes struggled to keep up with the plot, which saw stars including , , and attempt to fight corruption,

The Queen also disliked the constant ‘mumbling’ on it and other programmes.

Queen Elizabeth was married to Prince Philip from 1947 until 2021 (Picture: Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
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Ahead of Prince Philip’s death, it’s thought that the married couple found ‘a new comfort’ in one another’s company during lockdown, spending much more time together.

Once restrictions lifted, they began travelling to Scotland and Sandringham, as well as at Windsor.

She remained by his side constantly in the last weeks of his life (Picture: Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty)

The biography also details the Queen’s ‘determination’ to be with her husband when he died, and she ‘barely left his side’ in the last few weeks of his life.

However, when the Duke did die, it’s thought that his death was so quick that staff were unable to wake the Queen in time.

A period of ‘intense personal grief’ followed, but she sought huge comfort in her loved ones and they too in her, as she saw it as her ‘Christian duty’ to carry on.

‘Life goes on. It has too,’ she said.